74th Liberation Celebrations

This years Liberation memorial service and afternoon tea will be held at the War Tunnels. Sunday 28th April 2019 Commencing at 15.00

Welcome – Clive Armstrong, Chairman

Internment reading – Clive Armstrong

Extract from “A Jersey Child Interned by Hitler Gloria’s Story” Susan Symons 2018

Service of Remembrance – Deacon Iain MacFirbhisigh

Reading – Former internee Francelise Davison

Readings by members of the Jersey Arts Centre youththeatre

Tamsin Hollyman – reading ‘1980’ by Abraham Sutzkever

Mac Galvin – reading ‘On Hearing A Name Long Unspoken’ by Leonard Cohen

Gen Hargreaves – reading ‘The Bridge Builder’ by Will Allen Dromgoole

Life in the camp Reading – Former internee Mrs Lola Garvin

Names of Those who did not return – Clive Armstrong

A Minute’s Silence for reflection – Deacon Iain MacFirbhisigh

Liberation reading – Clive Armstrong

“Extract from Three years behind barbed wire” Joan Coles 1985

Closing Prayer– Deacon Iain MacFirbhisigh

FOLLOWING THE SERVICE, THERE WILL BE A LAYING OF ROSES IN THE GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR AFTERNOON TEA.